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Welcome to Wikipedia Beta for Android! You can install Wikipedia Beta alongside your current version of Wikipedia for Android, so you can test our new features before they go live for all Wikipedia for Android users. Your feedback will help us fix bugs and decide what features to focus on next.
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Wikimedia Foundation
September 13, 2021
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Welcome to Wikipedia Beta for Android! In addition to your current version of Wikipedia on Android, you can install Wikipedia Beta, so that Android users can check out our new features before going live on all Wikipedias. Your feedback will help us fix the bugs and decide what features to focus on later lease Please help us improve this application by leaving feedback here or sending a note to our mailing list, [email protected]


Explore the feed: Suggesting and constantly updating Wikipedia content on the home screen, including current events, trending articles, events in this day of history, suggested reading, and more. The feed is fully customizable – you can select the type of content you want to view or rearrange the order in which different types of content appear.

Color Themes: With a choice of light, dark and black themes, as well as text size adjustments, you can customize the app for the most comfortable reading experience.

Voice-integrated search: Easily find what you’re looking for with a prominent search bar at the top of the app, including voice-enabled search on your device.

Nearby: Learn more about what’s around you by selecting points on the interactive map to see articles about your current and nearby locations.

Language Support: Switch to read any language-supported Wikipedia seamlessly, by changing the language of the current article, or changing the language of your preferred search when searching.

Preview link Preview: Tap to preview an article without losing your place in what you are currently reading. Click and hold a link to open it in a new tab, it allows you to continue reading the current article without losing your place and switch to a new tab when you are ready.

Table of Contents: Swipe to the left of any article to bring up the table of contents, which lets you easily jump to sections of articles.

Reading list: Arrange the lists you browse in the reading list, which you can access even when you are offline. Create custom lists and descriptions of as many lists as you like, and place them with articles from any language wiki.

Syncing: Enable reading list synchronization to your Wikipedia account

Image Gallery: Tap on an image to see the full-screen image in high resolution, with swipe options to browse additional images.

Definition from Wiktionary: Tap to highlight a word and then tap the “Define” button to see the word definition from Wikisource.

Wikipedia Zero: Access Android’s Wikipedia for data charges for participating mobile operators.

Send us your feedback about the app! In the menu, press “Settings”, then “About Wikipedia App”, then “Send App Response”.

The code is 100% open source. If you have experience with Java and Android SDK, we look forward to your contribution!

By using this application, you agree to automatically transfer crash reports to third party service providers. If you want to disable this feature, please press “Settings”, then toggle “Send crash reports” under the General section.
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About the Wikimedia Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable organization. For more information, please visit our website:

What’s new?

Secondary enhancement and optimization.

What's new

- Notification updates for better discoverability
- Minor bug fixes and enhancements.

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